ICBA Congratulates Jelena McWilliams on Confirmation for FDIC Chairman
Washington, D.C (May 24, 2018)—Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote confirming Jelena McWilliams as the new chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
“ICBA congratulates Jelena McWilliams on her confirmation as FDIC chairman. McWilliams’ extensive financial services experience and regulatory and policy background provide a unique perspective that will help her navigate the complex issues facing the nation’s community banks.
“ICBA also thanks the Senate for promptly confirming McWilliams. We look forward to working with her to help alleviate the substantial regulatory burdens hindering community bank lending and economic growth.”
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